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Library Data Services Program

The Library Data Services Program guides scholars to discover, access, share, and preserve data through dataset acquisition, discovery and librarian-led instruction and consultations.

Service Areas

  1. Data discovery and access
    • Discovering datasets
    • Acquiring and licensing datasets
    • Basic data use agreements
  2. Data management
    • Data management plan guidance for grant proposals and project workflows
    • Basic and intermediary support for tools, concepts, and workflows for geographic information system (GIS) services, qualitative, and quantitative data
    • Data organization
  3. Data literacy
    • Provide and coordinate undergraduate and graduate student instruction to address data literacy and research data lifecycle concepts
    • Basic data visualization
  4. Data collection
    • Advice and basic support for data collection platforms and tools (surveys, text and data mining)
  5. Data publication and reuse
    • Licensing and rights management for data publishing
    • Publishing, sharing, persistence, reproducing, and preserving/archiving data for future discovery and use.

For assistance, please contact: librarydataservices@berkeley.edu

Quick Links

Purchase Recommendation Form
If you have a data purchase request, please fill out the purchase form and select "Data Set" as the type of material.

Research Data Management Program contact: researchdata@berkeley.edu
The Research Data Management (RDM) Program helps researchers navigate the complex landscape of managing data before, during, and after their research.

D-Lab provides cross-disciplinary resources for in-depth consulting and advising, access to staff support, and training and provisioning for software and other infrastructure needs.

Data Peers
Students in our data consulting network help make data science accessible across the broader campus community.

Research Data Portal
The research data portal points researchers, research staff, and support personnel to additional campus offices and resources.

Text mining and copyright through Scholarly Communication Services | contact: schol-comm@berkeley.edu

Text Mining and Computational Text Analysis Guide | contact: tdm-access@berkeley.edu

GIS Services

Data Services Librarian: Anna Sackmann